Chinese president Xi Jinping, right, and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte attend a signing ceremony of agreements between the two countries at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 20. Photo: Simon Song

Philippines’ Duterte seeks alliance with China but defence officials warn of strategic threat

Dissonance in Philippine foreign policy as president backs China while military nurtures US ties

Topic |   Rodrigo Duterte

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Chinese president Xi Jinping, right, and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte attend a signing ceremony of agreements between the two countries at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on October 20. Photo: Simon Song
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